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are there any personality traits typically associated with with marfan syndrome

A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe some traits: Feeling not normal, feeling left out, lower self-esteem, sadness from having a chronic illness, etc... Can affect the personality of someone suffering ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tamanna Nahar
Specializes in Cardiology
Marfans syndrome: Inherited disorder of connective tissue but can be sporadic. Usually dx in adolescence. Affects: Skin, bone (teeth, spine), eyes (lens dislocation), ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Multiple : There is no single test for Marfan's Syndrome. After the clinical suspicion raised, a detailed exam with a focus on heart with EKG and Echo, imaging a ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Doubtful: That's a great question for a disability lawyer. (you're unlikely to find any on this website).
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: Does not appear to.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, prenatally: Prenatal diagnosis of Marfan syndrome is possible through DNA testing of fetal tissue obtained by chorionic villi sampling or amniocentesis.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitzi Scotten
27 years experience Pediatrics
Effective: I have attached a study that looked at the success of vitrectomy surgery in people with Marfan's and it had 45 patients with 53 surgeries and listed s ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: There is a higher incidence of WPW in marfan's syndrome than in the general population.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
34 years experience Rheumatology
Connective tisssue: Marfans syndrome is a genetic condition that affects the body's connective tissue. The development of scoliosis in marfan's is caused by abnormally lo ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
50 years experience Rheumatology
Stature and heart: Marfans people are tall, skinny, with valve problems, joint instability, but also have aortic problems. Ehlers danlos has hypermobility, subluxations ... Read More
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